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Yesterday was International Women’s Day, and in the United States, it was A Day Without A Woman — a nation-wide strike planned by organizers of the Women’s March. Women were encouraged to strike from labor — paid and unpaid — if they were able to; to wear red; and to avoid making purchases, except from small, women- or minority-owned businesses. Rallies and marches were also planned across the country, and in New York, there were two: one beginning at 12 p.m. at Columbus Circle, and another...
Take control of your uncoupling with this crash course in divorce Nobody plans on getting divorced. But hey, life happens. And no matter how consciously you uncouple, the process can be complicated. We know, because we went through it. If you’re contemplating saying “I don’t,” here are the nuts and bolts to keep in mind. And remember: it gets better. Right Off the Bat: Consider paying an attorney for an 
hour to answer your burning questions, so you can go into the process with your eyes open...
Today, on International Women’s Day, women in the United States are participating in a general strike called A Day Without A Woman, planned by the organizers of the Women’s March. On its website, the organizers say: “Let’s raise our voices together again, to say that women’s rights are human rights, regardless of a woman’s race, ethnicity, religion, immigration status, sexual identity, gender expression, economic status, age or disability.” Inspired by recent immigrant-led strikes in the United States such as the Bodega Strike and A Day Without...
Here at BUST, we’ve been fans of Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit for many years. The duo consists of two sisters, Klara and Johanna Söderberg, and they’ve released three albums and are in the studio working on a fourth. We’re excited to show you First Aid Kit’s new, non-album song, premiering here at BUST.com in honor of International Women’s Day. The song will be available for purchase this Friday, March 10, with the band's proceeds going to the nonprofit organization Women For Women International. Titled...
Tired of seeing overly posed, styled and photoshopped images of young girls, photographer Kate T. Parker, who's also a mom of two daughters, set out to challenge that with a collection of photos of girls age 5 to 18. Compiled in a book titled Strong Is The New Pretty: A Celebration Of Girls Being Themselves, the photos show young girls taking part in their favorite sports, classes, clubs and activities, accompanied by smart, inspiring, cute, and just plain hilarious captions. In the introduction, Parker writes: I wanted...
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